The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 16 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 90 96 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 13.20% 11.36% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.10% 13.68% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 87 88 94
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 702 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.96% 83.08% 77.55%
Number of salaries quoted 499 623 650
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 97 (46.63%) JavaScript
2 93 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (40.87%) HTML
4 76 (36.54%) SQL Server
5 74 (35.58%) .NET
5 74 (35.58%) Degree
6 73 (35.10%) Java
7 71 (34.13%) Linux
8 67 (32.21%) C++
9 62 (29.81%) XML
9 62 (29.81%) UNIX
10 60 (28.85%) CSS
10 60 (28.85%) C#
11 58 (27.88%) SQL
12 51 (24.52%) PHP
13 49 (23.56%) Computer Science
14 47 (22.60%) OO
15 46 (22.12%) TDD
16 42 (20.19%) Python
17 41 (19.71%) Windows
18 40 (19.23%) jQuery
19 38 (18.27%) Oracle
19 38 (18.27%) MVC
20 36 (17.31%) ASP.NET
21 34 (16.35%) Spring
22 33 (15.87%) Multithreading
23 32 (15.38%) Ajax
24 31 (14.90%) Mathematics
24 31 (14.90%) MS Excel
25 30 (14.42%) Algorithms

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (11.06%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.37%) Apache Solr
3 6 (2.88%) Node.js
4 5 (2.40%) Apache
5 2 (0.96%) JBoss
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.96%) CMS
5 2 (0.96%) Drupal
5 2 (0.96%) Mule
5 2 (0.96%) WordPress
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (14.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.48%) Simulink
2 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.65%) Broadband
2 14 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.81%) Network Security
4 9 (4.33%) CTI
5 3 (1.44%) ATM
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
7 1 (0.48%) LAN
7 1 (0.48%) HTTP
7 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.62%) MySQL
3 14 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.33%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.37%) Big Data
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.48%) SQLite
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 28 (13.46%) Eclipse
2 25 (12.02%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.13%) Jenkins
4 18 (8.65%) Subversion
5 17 (8.17%) Moq
6 14 (6.73%) Visual Studio
7 13 (6.25%) JIRA
8 12 (5.77%) NUnit
9 11 (5.29%) Maven
10 8 (3.85%) JUnit
11 6 (2.88%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.92%) JSUnit
12 4 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.92%) Grunt
12 4 (1.92%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.44%) Gradle
13 3 (1.44%) Ant
14 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
14 1 (0.48%) GDB
General
1 10 (4.81%) Finance
2 8 (3.85%) Retail
3 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.48%) French Language
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 112 (53.85%) Developer
2 78 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 44 (21.15%) Java Developer
4 36 (17.31%) Graduate
5 33 (15.87%) Senior Developer
6 29 (13.94%) Software Developer
7 26 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 23 (11.06%) Graduate Developer
9 18 (8.65%) Graduate Java Developer
10 17 (8.17%) PHP Developer
11 16 (7.69%) C# Developer
12 13 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (4.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 10 (4.81%) C++ Software Engineer
14 9 (4.33%) Senior Software Developer
15 7 (3.37%) C# Software Engineer
16 6 (2.88%) Junior
16 6 (2.88%) .NET Developer
16 6 (2.88%) Technical Support
16 6 (2.88%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (40.87%) HTML
2 74 (35.58%) .NET
3 62 (29.81%) XML
4 60 (28.85%) CSS
5 40 (19.23%) jQuery
6 36 (17.31%) ASP.NET
7 34 (16.35%) Spring
8 32 (15.38%) Ajax
9 25 (12.02%) Web Services
9 25 (12.02%) AngularJS
10 24 (11.54%) SOAP
11 21 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (10.10%) HTML5
12 19 (9.13%) STL
13 17 (8.17%) JSON
14 16 (7.69%) LAMP
14 16 (7.69%) CSS3
15 15 (7.21%) RESTful
15 15 (7.21%) .NET Framework
16 13 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.56%) Computer Science
2 31 (14.90%) Mathematics
3 30 (14.42%) Algorithms
4 29 (13.94%) Client/Server
5 15 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (6.73%) Physics
7 8 (3.85%) Statistics
8 7 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.92%) Life Science
10 3 (1.44%) Kindle
11 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (34.13%) Linux
2 62 (29.81%) UNIX
3 41 (19.71%) Windows
4 8 (3.85%) Solaris
5 4 (1.92%) Android
5 4 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.60%) OO
3 46 (22.12%) TDD
4 38 (18.27%) MVC
5 33 (15.87%) Multithreading
6 28 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (13.46%) OOD
7 24 (11.54%) BDD
8 18 (8.65%) Web Development
9 17 (8.17%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.17%) SDLC
10 16 (7.69%) Project Management
11 14 (6.73%) Scrum
11 14 (6.73%) User Stories
12 12 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (5.77%) OO PHP
12 12 (5.77%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.81%) Test Automation
14 9 (4.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (46.63%) JavaScript
2 73 (35.10%) Java
3 67 (32.21%) C++
4 60 (28.85%) C#
5 58 (27.88%) SQL
6 51 (24.52%) PHP
7 42 (20.19%) Python
8 29 (13.94%) C
9 28 (13.46%) PL/SQL
10 18 (8.65%) Perl
11 14 (6.73%) Ruby
12 5 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.92%) PHP5
13 4 (1.92%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.44%) VBScript
14 3 (1.44%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.48%) R
15 1 (0.48%) Go
15 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (35.58%) Degree
2 11 (5.29%) PhD
3 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.44%) HL7
3 3 (1.44%) DICOM
4 1 (0.48%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Puppet
1 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.48%) StatsD
1 1 (0.48%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (18.27%) Oracle
2 19 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.33%) Zend
4 3 (1.44%) Google
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